Wenjie Liu

Wenjie Liu

PhD Candidate
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Wenjie Liu is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. His research interests include business and politics, corporate sustainability, corporate governance, and institutional processes. He is passionate about exploring the role of our “taken-for-granted” Western theories and concepts in the non-Western context of China. Present research projects are: (a) the differential explanatory power of Western management theories across the U.S. and China; and (b) the use of political ideology by the Chinese government as a corporate control mechanism. 

Wenjie was a visiting student at the Department of Values, Technology, and Innovation at the Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management at the Delft University of Technology from 2016 to 2017. 

He obtained his Research Master degree in Management, with a specialization in the Technology of Economics and Management (recipient of the 2018 Best Master Thesis Award) from the South China University of Technology.

Professional experience

PhD Candidate

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship


Organization Memberships (3)

Past courses

Qualitative research in Strategic Management & Strategic Entrepreneurship

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Research Training & Bachelor Thesis

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BAD10
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master, Pre-master Business Administration (English Language)

Research training/bachelor thesis

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BKBBTH
  • ECTS: 12 Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master